Your Chance to Make Your Voice Heard in the Ontario Legislature

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Your loved one deserves a choice in how, where and with whom they want to live. Families should be allowed to create a housing model that emerges from the person, not the person fitting the model, thus getting the life they want, as we are all distinct. Our models may all be different. However, they do share a common thread, which is the lack of long-term sustainable funding in order to make these dreams a reality for our loved one. Home of Their Own, along with Catherine Fife – MPP Kitchener – Waterloo (NDP Finance Critic), have worked...

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Karaoke Night

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KiJengle Inclusive Education and Music Therapy is hosting an inclusive Karaoke Night for individuals 16+.
Date: January 19, 2018
Time: 5:00 – 7:00PM
Location: Bridgeport Community Centre (20 Tyson Dr. Kitchener)
Cost: Free (if you would like pop and pizza it is $5)

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Research Opportunity

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You are invited to participate in research regarding the association among imitation, social, and motor deficits in individuals with ASD.

To learn more about this opportunity please see the information flyer.

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Job Opportunity

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The YMCA’s of Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge is hiring EarlyON Program Facilitators. The function of this role is to create and deliver quality programs and services for families and children ages 0 – 6 years in a welcoming, stimulating, and safe environment.

To learn more about these opportunities please see the following job descriptions:

EarlyON Program Facilitator – Full time

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CADDAC Workshops

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Centre for ADHD Awareness, Canada (CADDAC) has the following upcoming workshops:

Transitioning from Childhood ADHD Into Adolescent ADHD: What Parents Need To Know
January 23, 2018 7:30pm to 8:30pm EST
This presentation will cover topics such as increased academic challenges, driving, relationships, sex and unwanted pregnancies, smoking, alcohol, pot, stimulant medication and other substance abuse, continuing issues with emotional regulation, and challenges in transitioning into the adult health care...

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Oak Bridge Academy, a New School for Children with Special Needs in Waterloo Region, Hosts an Open House in February

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Oak Bridge Academy, a New School Designed to Help Children with Special Needs Exceed their Potential, Hosts an Open House in February

Oak Bridge Academy will host an Open House on February 26, 2018 from 7 to 9 pm at its new location at 455 Myers Road, Cambridge. Ahead of its grand opening this September, Oak Bridge Academy invites the community to learn about its curriculum and admission procedures, and tour the impressive facilities that will accommodate the school.

Parents of children with special needs will...

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Autism Ontario – Family Movie Morning – “Sherlock Gnomes”

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Bring out the whole family for a fun movie morning to see Sherlock Gnomes in 2D! This event is open to children with ASD, their siblings and caregivers only.

Date: Saturday, 31 March 2018
Time: 10AM
Location: Kitchener Empire Theatres

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New process for requesting inclusion support – City of Kitchener

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City of Kitchener Inclusion Services is excited to announce a new process for requesting inclusion support for year-round and summer recreation programs.

The changes will take effect for the Spring 2018 program session.  To ensure you are ready to request support for upcoming programs including summer camp, fill out your inclusion membership today.  The application is available now on the link provided below.  This is the first step in requesting inclusion support for any municipal recreation...

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Family Alliance Ontario Project

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FROM ASYLUM TO COMMUNITY – A PARTICIPATORY ACTION PROJECT UNCOVERING “THE PEOPLE’S HISTORY”

The vision of the Family Alliance Ontario in THE PEOPLE’S HISTORY project is to assist individuals and their families/friends to understand the negative impact that institutionalization has on people, not only the individuals themselves, but their families, and society as a whole. It is important for Family Alliance Ontario to keep the history alive so that we never forget the harm inflicted on people through the institutional care...

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Person Centered Ways to Build Community with PATH and MAPS

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This 3 day course that will explore graphics, values, MAPS and PATH as patterns of conversation to explore vision and action, and person centered ways to build community.  This is a ‘hands on’ event where you will explore by doing.

Date: March 5 to March 7, 2018
Time: Monday – Wednesday – 9::00 to 5:00, Coffee and Snacks – 8:30am
Location: Friends Meeting House, 60 Lowther Avenue, Toronto

Register here.

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